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Shane Ortega speaks on activism and personal experiences at “No One...

For almost 10 years Shane Ortega has served as an influential figure in the LGBT community. Ortega has been on the forefront of advocacy;...

Getting to know Scotty Highlander

Scotty the Bear Scotty Highlander, more commonly known as Scotty the Bear, is the face of UCR, known for exemplifying the Tartan Soul values...

NAACP activist discusses climate change and pollution’s effects on low-income communities

Vincent Ta/HIGHLANDER On Wednesday, May 11, environmental justice activist, Jacqueline Patterson, spoke to UCR students and staff about the impact of pollution and climate change...

Heather Marlowe burns through “The Haze”

Trigger Warning: This article contains content relating to sexual violence and sexual assault.   In a pitch-black theater and a single light illuminating her, Heather Marlowe...

The fault in our activism: What the Facebook filter won’t do

In many respects, social media has provided an incredible gateway for the mass publicization of global issues. As a result, people have resorted from...

Letter to the Editor: Environmentally Aware — Riverside seizing opportunities at...

The opinion piece published in the November 16th edition of the Highlander, written by the editorial board, noted that the Salton Sea is an...

Highlander Newsroom (11/18/15)

This week in the Highlander Newsroom, we chat about the terrorist attacks in Beirut and Paris, social media activism and the million student march. Be...

Social activists discuss civil rights and social media

Last Friday, social media activists met with students and faculty in INTN 1020 for a discussion called “Civil Rights in the Age of Social...

Effective activism in 2015: University of Missouri

The University of Missouri (also known as Mizzou) has been in the national spotlight since the beginning of November. Amid a hostile and racist...

United Community of Riverside: First Amendment Remedies

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of...